Gnocchi noodles

Gnocchi noodles

Gnocchi is a popular Italian dish that resembles dumplings or lazy dumplings. Today we cook potato gnocchi. Even a couple of potatoes will make a whole plate. Potatoes can be used already boiled or baked, It’s not necessary to make a sauce from butter and fried onions in addition, gnocchi are good in their pure form, but more often they are still served with a variety of sauces.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 291 kcal


  • 1 mix bowl
  • 1 fork
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 knife
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 slotted spoon optional colander
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 spatula


  • 300 g potato
  • 1 pc egg yolk
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 pc yellow onion
  • 40 g butter
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2-3 sprig parsley
  • 2-3 sprig dill
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


  • Prepare everything you need. Wash the potatoes well and boiled.
    Ingredients for gnocchi noodles
  • Let cool, peel and grate on a fine grater. Add the egg yolk. Protein is not needed here. Add salt and season.
    300 g potato, 1 pc egg yolk, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch pepper
    Potato,egg yolk, salt, pepper
  • Rub with a fork, add flour.
    2 tbsp flour
  • Mix with your hands first in a bowl, and then put the potato dough on a table or cutting board. Immediately everything will fall apart into pieces, but soon it will be possible to assemble it into a ball. It is important not to «score» the dough with flour, because potatoes can «take» as much flour as you can mix into it. The mass should be soft and slightly sticky.
    Potato dough
  • Pinch off a small piece and roll up a flagellum with a diameter of 1-1.5 centimeters. Cut it into fragments of the same length.
    Potato dough blanks
  • Sprinkle the fork with flour and press a little into the blanks, beautiful grooves will remain on the surface.
    Final stage of making blanks
  • Lower the potato gnocchi into boiling salted water.
    1 pinch salt
    Boiling salted water
  • In the meantime, prepare the sauce for serving. Melt the butter in a frying pan. Put the onion cubes and fry until lightly golden. Add chopped garlic and herbs. Sprinkle with salt and ground pepper.
    1 pc yellow onion, 40 g butter, 1 clove garlic, 2-3 sprig parsley, 2-3 sprig dill, 1 pinch salt, 1 pinch pepper
    Chopped onion, dill, garlic, butter
  • By this time, the blanks will already float to the surface, which means they are cooked. Do not overdo it, otherwise the gnocchi may lose shape
    Process of cooking potato gnocchi
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer them to the onion in the pan.
    Potato gnocci in a frying pan
  • Stir and fry everything together for a minute. There is no need to achieve browning, gnocchi just need to soak in the sauce a little.
    Final stage of making gnocchi noodles
  • Potato gnocchi are ready. Serve delicious with sour cream, ketchup or any other sauce.
    Gnocchi noodles


Calories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 4gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 159mgPotassium: 665mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 672IUVitamin C: 32mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 2mg
Keyword homemade




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